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Ex-Juno execs reportedly seeking up to $1B for new biotech startup

Former Juno Therapeutics Inc. executives Hans Bishop and Steve Harr have co-founded a new biotech, Sana Biotechnology Inc., less than a year after leading Juno through a $9 billion acquisition by Celgene Corp......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Pennovation Center-based biotech startup raises $13M

The company, led by two former Janssen Pharmaceutical execs, is seeking to commercialize a new protein drug platform based on technology licensed from Johnson & Johnson......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Controversial Startup Moderna Just Filed for the Biggest Biotech IPO Ever

The unicorn is seeking to raise a staggering $500 million, despite having no products on the market. Moderna Therapeutics just filed for what wo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

This cancer-fighting biotech sped from startup to IPO filing in 10 months

The team that took Kite Pharma from a startup re-engineering a patient's own cells to fight cancer to a $12 billion buyout now is seeking a $100 million initial public offering for the South San Francisco company it launched only 10 months ago. Arie B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Juno Therapeutics and investors reach settlement related to fatal drug trial

The $24 million mediated settlement stems from a string of patient deaths that nearly derailed Seattle's star biotech startup two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2018

KC"s FitBark may be scrappy but it"s landing big partnerships

FitBark Inc. has embraced a scrappy startup mindset, intentionally seeking little outside investment in order to retain control of its product roadmap and deliver what consumers want. The company's attentiveness to its user base and refusal to cut c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 55 min. ago

Ex-Juno executive details plans for new Seattle biotech

Sana came out of stealth mode in January and CEO Steve Harr said it will grow quickly in Boston, San Francisco and Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

T-Mobile execs stayed at Trump hotel while seeking his OK on a deal

Such visits raise questions about whether patronizing Trump’s private business is viewed as a way to influence public policy, critics said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019

T-Mobile execs stayed at Trump hotel while seeking his OK on a deal

Such visits raise questions about whether patronizing Trump’s private business is viewed as a way to influence public policy, critics said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019

At biotech"s big event, a chance for execs to shape LGBTQ diversity on boards

As corporate diversity issues are in the spotlight, a small group will assemble at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to build a network of current and potential LGBTQ board members......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

From Akero to Zymergen, 20 Bay Area biotech companies to watch around JPM19

The 37th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, along with the Biotech Showcase, Startup Health Festival and other conferences in San Francisco this week, feature big names, such as Amgen Inc., Gilead Sciences Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Roche .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

Asylum-seeking Saudi teenager barricades Bangkok hotel room after claiming officials abducted her

Twitter An 18-year-old Saudi girl who claims she was abducted in transit through Bangkok airport has reportedly barricaded herself inside a hotel room. Rahaf Mohammed Mutlaq al-Qunun is now calling for a protest from al.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 7th, 2019

Malaysia seeks $7.5 billion in reparations from Goldman

Malaysia is reportedly seeking $7.5 billion in reparations from Goldman Sachs over its dealings with scandal-linked state fund 1MDB. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 21st, 2018

Malaysia seeks $7.5 bln in reparations from Goldman

Malaysia is reportedly seeking $7.5 billion in reparations from Goldman Sachs over its dealings with scandal-linked state fund 1MDB. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 21st, 2018

Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities

Regulated token trader Templum has petitioned the SEC seeking clarification on the status of post-trade activities conducted over blockchains......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 20th, 2018

Cambridge"s Relay Therapeutics lands $400M round led by SoftBank

Cambridge startup Relay Therapeutics closed a $400 million funding round Thursday, led by a Japanese telecommunications giant that has recently started investing in local biotech and tech companies. Relay uses computer models to study how protein.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2018

Vertex CFO jumps to Atlas-backed startup Generation Bio

One of Vertex Pharmaceuticals' top executives is leaving the company after just a year to join Generation Bio, an Atlas Venture-backed biotech startup focused on gene therapies. Boston-based Vertex (Nasdaq: VRTX) announced Monday that its chief financi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

Sears gets approval to pay $25.3 million in bonuses to top execs

A U.S. bankruptcy court on Friday reportedly approved Sears' request to pay as much as $25.3 million in bonuses to the company's top executives and high-ranking employees, just months after the company filed for bankruptcy. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 16th, 2018

Sears gets approval to pay $25.3 M in bonuses to top execs

A U.S. bankruptcy court on Friday reportedly approved Sears' request to pay as much as $25.3 million in bonuses to the company's top executives and high-ranking employees, just months after the company filed for bankruptcy. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 16th, 2018

Fast-growing tech startup aims to bring predictive AI to all companies

Fast-growing Databricks is seeking to convert the 1 percent of companies that are using artificial intelligence to its fullest capabilities to 99 percent in the coming years. Databricks provides an analytics platform that lets companies store thei.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Roche vet named Gilead CEO — and Genentech boss moves to Switzerland — in shuffle of top Bay Area biotech execs

Gilead Sciences Inc. landed former Roche executive Daniel O'Day as its new CEO, and Genentech Inc.'s current CEO will take O'Day's role with Genentech's parent company in a game of musical chairs disclosed Sunday. The job shuffling has implicatio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018